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SubjectRe: [Perfctr-devel] Re: perfctr-2.5.0 released

We have made a memory profiling tool based on the perfctr 2.5.0.

The tool (hardmeter) is
1) patch to perfctr 2.5.0
2) ebs (PEBS (Precise Event Based Sampling) memory profiling tool)
3) API


> >
> > On 03.11, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> >> Version 2.5.0 of perfctr, the Linux/x86 performance
> >> monitoring counters driver, is now available at the usual
> >> place:
> >>
> >
> > Perhaps this has been asked for a million times, but I'm new to
> > perfctrs...
> > Is there any tool available to profile a program based on this ?
> > I have seen perfex, but that gives total counts. I would like something like
> > gprof... We are now optimizing some software and I would like to make my
> > colleagues leave Windows (they use Intel's VTune) and go to Linux.
> > Or at least compare the same kind of things between VTune on win and
> > 'something' in Linux that also uses the counters. They don't seem to trust
> > gprof. And, looking at the results, I'm beginning to untrust VTune...
> I hope that Mikael knows of some native Linux tools for this.
> However, Intel did announce Vtune for Linux recently (might still be
> in beta test), and there was a SuSE patch for it posted at
> also. See:
> (warning: this is for 2.4.19)
> or google for "+vtune +linux".
> ~Randy
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